Summertime and the livin’ is easy, especially for your succulents! Since most are native to dry, desert climates, summer is their favorite time of year! Whether you’re looking to create the perfect outdoor succulent planter, or simply moving your potted babes to the porch outside, check out these tips before making the transition from indoor to outdoor plant.
Those tiny white cotton-looking bugs on your succulent are mealybugs, and they’re nasty. Learn how to identify, remove, and prevent an infestation.
Put your succulents on display AND upcycle your wine corks. Simple, easy succulent decor for the win! These teeny little pieces of succulent decor are perfect on a dining table for some cute accents, hot glue a magnet on that succ-er and stick ’em to the fridge, or give them away as party favors! Check out these super simple instructions and you’ll never throw away another wine cork again.
Your bags are packed. Your ticket’s on your phone. You downloaded 5 audiobooks (because you’re *definitely* not about to watch movies the whole plane ride). This vacation is going to crush because you’ve thought of everything! But what about all those plant babies you’re leaving behind? Will your succulents die while you’re gone?! Don’t stress. While succulents generally like being left alone anyway, there are a few things you can do to make sure they’ll be extra comfy while you’re away:
We believe it’s long overdue for businesses to operate with our earth and future generations in mind, and we’re ready to make a change. We are so proud to announce our new, 100% plastic-free packaging. It’s truly a change that’s bigger than us, bigger than our succulents. It’s a mission to walk this earth more gently and do our part for a brighter, greener future.
We’ve said it a hundred times before, and we’ll say it a hundred more: baby succulents need bright, indirect sunlight to thrive. But what does that mean, exactly? And how the heck do you pick the best spot in your house for your succulents? What if they burn?! Or stretch?! OR DIE?! If you’ve been panicking about making sure your succulents get the perfect amount of sunlight, you’re in the right place! Here’s the scoop:
We’re in the land of the misfit succulents! The mangled, the ugly, the awkward, the discolored, the rootless, the callused, the mushy… we’re keeping the faith for ALL of ’em. Gather your weirdo succulents you keep giving that concerned look to, and listen up!
Sometimes your cat knocks your plants off the windowsill while staring into your eyes. Sometimes your postal worker dropkicks your Succulent Studios subscription box onto your stoop. And sometimes you have a super happy, healthy succulent with a few branches on it, and you want to make more of it! No matter the reason for your succulent not having roots (whether an in injury or intentional snip snip), the truth is this: succulents are just as alive with or without roots. In alive, in fact, that succulents without roots have a name: a succulent cutting. Here’s how to take your lil cutting and make sure it grows into a thriving, mature succulent!
Whether your succulent box sat outside in freezing temps until you got home from work, or you woke up to find your porch succulents in a snow globe situation, it’s definitely possible to save frostbitten succulents! If the entire succulent is brown, limp, and mushy… you may want to plan its funeral. BUT, if there are still some healthy leaves, or even parts of healthy leaves with frostbitten tips, there’s hope!
Growing succulents indoors during the sun-shiny months of summer is a breeze, but what if you live in the Pacific Northwest in winter, where most days are cloudy? Or worse, the midwest, where your window panes are more likely covered in snow and frost than rays of sun? This is where grow lights come in!
When your little desert plants need more than a windowsill to continue growing and thriving, investing in a grow bulb is a cost-effective way to keep ’em happy no matter the weather outside.
Many of you have been doing an amazing job propagating your succulent leaves but aren’t sure what the next step is. We get a ton of questions about what to do after new roots and rosettes grow. We’re here to help! (If you aren’t sure how to propagate your succulent leaves to create more baby succulents,… Continue reading Planting Succulent Leaf Propagations
For succulent newbies, it can be difficult to get a good read on the health of your plant. Here are our top ‘red flags’ that something is off, along with a few common indications of health and new growth! If anything seems out of the ordinary for your plant babes, read on!
Every once in a great while, the sheer joy of opening your Succulent Studios subscription box may be suddenly replaced with the sheer terror of seeing your new plants in a sad, broken state. When this happens, do not hesitate in reaching out to us so we can make good on our 100% satisfaction guarantee. But as for your busted succulents, don’t lose hope! Here’s how to fix ’em.
Here’s our list on top ways to display all those adorable baby succulents that show up on your doorstep every month.
Succulents are adorning just about everything these days — from wedding bouquets to bracelets, necklaces, and rings, these little desert plants are the real MVPs of modern style. In this tutorial, we’re taking it up a notch and showing you how to create your own overloaded succulent wreath to give your front door a serious upgrade that will last year-round!
You may receive a succulent and notice there’s a little more than just dirt in that soil! The green, foamy looking substance is called grow block!
Go from plant newbie to plant pro by giving your succulents an extra power-up!
One of the best ways to give your succulents a boost is by using a little natural fertilizer. We chatted with our Chief Farmer at the Succulent Studios Nursery and got his top tips for keeping your succulent babies happy, healthy, and growing strong!
While your Succulent Studios bbs will be totally happy and healthy in their original black pots, we know there’s nothing like stumbling upon the perfect pot to spruce up your space!
You are going to ‘Fall’ in love with this beautiful autumnal succulent planter box! Check out this quick and easy DIY autumn succulent planter, sure to give your space that extra cozy touch. Quick. Easy. Adorable. Here’s how to recreate these stunning succulent centerpieces! What you’ll need: Succulent Studio subscription box Wooden planter (we… Continue reading Autumn Succulent Planter
Did you know that succulents hibernate? While they don’t crawl into a cave for months at a time, your desert plants will either slow or stop their growing and require little to no water at all. Here’s how best to care for your succulents during the shorter days and colder months!
“Succulents are so easy, you barely have to water them!” While we’d be the first to tell you how low maintenance succulents are, these desert plants still need water – in moderation, of course! Read on for our Do’s and Don’t’s on watering!
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